Rules of Patent Drafting: Guidelines from Federal Circuit Case Law

Rules of Patent Drafting: Guidelines from Federal Circuit Case Law, by Joseph Root, gives patent drafters a wealth of strategic, organized information on the relevant case law issued by the Federal Circuit.
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Rules of Patent Drafting: Guidelines from Federal Circuit Case Law (2020 Edition) addresses all Federal Circuit decisions through 2019, with extensive analysis of Section 101 cases and presents a unique approach to mastering the art of patent drafting. Author Joseph Root distills Federal Circuit jurisprudence into a set of rules, each embodying the essence of requirements for patent validity in a given area. One cannot employ these rules by rote, but understanding and applying their underlying principles will lead to bulletproof patents. Earlier editions gained widespread praise from reviewers and bloggers.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Disclosure Revolution



PART I Patenting for Breadth

CHAPTER 1 Drafting for Breadth

CHAPTER 2 Claiming for Breadth

CHAPTER 3 Prosecuting for Breadth



PART II Specification Drafting

CHAPTER 4 Utility

CHAPTER 5 Written Description

CHAPTER 6 Enablement

CHAPTER 7 Best Mode



PART III Claim Drafting

CHAPTER 8 Preamble

CHAPTER 9 Transition

CHAPTER 10 Claim Body

CHAPTER 11 Definiteness

CHAPTER 12 Means-plus-Function Claims



PART IV Avoiding Problems

CHAPTER 13 Bars: Printed Publication

CHAPTER 15 Bars: On Sale

CHAPTER 16 Inventorship and Priority

CHAPTER 17 Inequitable ConductCHAPTER 14 Bars: Public Use



Table of Cases

Table of Statutes

Index